Wednesday, July 18, 2012

WallStreetJournal: What America Gets for Its U.N. Blank Check

Bureaucrats give 'technical assistance' to Iran and North Korea.

Leave it to a small, little-known agency to prove just how out of control the United Nations can get.
We learned last month that the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), which oversees multilateral treaties involving patents, trademarks and copyrights, has been delivering computer hardware and "technical assistance" to none other than Iran and North Korea. The U.N. body's actions are in blatant disregard of Security Council sanctions on Tehran and Pyongyang, prompting House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to call last week for freezing U.S. contributions to the organization.

WIPO says it is merely fulfilling its responsibilities, in this ...

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